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McLeod County - Comissioners Meeting

McLeod County

McLeod County
Board of Commissioners
Meeting Minutes
12/26/17

Commissioners Nagel, Wright, Pohlmeier, Shimanski and Krueger were present.
Pohlmeier/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion approved the consent agenda including December 15, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; December 18, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; December 20, 2017 Auditor's Warrants;
Approve renewal of NSI Auto Store Software for $8,644 for 2 years. This is software on copy machines that allows scanning and storing of documents; Approve proposal from AKO Electric, Inc. (Glencoe, MN) for $7,675 for replacement of outside courthouse lights; Approve Amendment (Renewal) to PrimeWest Health Behavioral Health Participation Agreement (new rates for Targeted Case Management for Childrens’ and Adults’ for 2018; Approve 2018 Children’s Mental Health Screening Grant of $51,937 (split Child Welfare Social Services $36,189 and Juvenile Justice $15,749); Approve State of Minnesota Department of Human Services County Grant Contract for Mobile Mental Health Crisis Response Services.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve payment of bills totaling $255,650.92 from the aforementioned funds.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the upgrade to the sound system in Courtroom #2 from Tierney (St Paul, MN) at a cost of $30,418.17 with funding coming from Capital Assets Fund.
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve quote for CD #35 Branch #3 Project #112 from Borka Excavating (Winsted, MN) to replace cement tile with CPE dual wall and remove trees at a cost of $4,500.
Krueger/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve quote for JD #8 McS Project #111 from Wuetherich Drainage (Norwood Young America, MN) for a 4,600’ channel cleanout at a cost of $5,640.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve quote for JD #8 McS Project #113 from from Wuetherich Drainage (Norwood Young America, MN) for a 4’ clean out in combination of work done on Project #111.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve removal of beaver as a standard expense of $50 per beaver to the drainage system affected.
Nagel/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve re-determination of ditch benefits and damages on County Ditch No. 21.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to appoint Ditch Viewers to re-determine benefits and damages on CD #21 to include Ron Ringquist of Redwood Falls, John Dotolo of Scandia, Brad Wick of Hutchinson and Allen Kerber of Arlington, who have all worked as Ditch Viewers in McLeod County.
Nagel/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve re-determination of ditch benefits and damages on County Ditch No. 16.
Pohlmeier/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to appoint Ditch Viewers to re-determine benefits and damages on CD #16 to include Ron Ringquist of Redwood Falls, John Dotolo of Scandia, Brad Wick of Hutchinsonand Allen Kerber of Arlington, who have all worked as Ditch Viewers in McLeod County.
Pohlmeier/Wright motion carried unanimously to adopt Resolution 17-CB-43 Sale of Tax Forfeited Land to the City of Brownton for public use in the future.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to adopt Resolution 17-CB-44 Sale of Tax Forfeited Land to the City of Stewart for public use to construct a roadway to connect North Street and Mill Street Parcel 20.067.0170.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to adopt Resolution 17-CB-45 Sale of Tax Forfeited Land to the City of Stewart for public use to construct a roadway to connect North Street and Mill Street Parcel 20.067.0160.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to adopt Resolution 17-CB-46 Sale of Tax Forfeited Land to the City of Stewart for public use to construct a roadway to connect North Street and Mill Street Parcel 20.067.0150.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve a permit for outdoor fireworks January 13, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for Northern Lighter Pyrotechnics Inc., from Forest Lake, MN at the location of 22232 Garden Ave., Silver Lake, MN.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion passed to approve the 2018 Tax Levy and Budget in the amount of $21,114,592 which would be a 7% increase over 2017.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carries unanimously to set the 2018 salary pursuant to Minnesota Statute 388.18 for County Attorney Michael Junge in the amount of $118,417.60 based upon the responsibilities and duties of the office and taking into account the experience, qualifications, and performance of the incumbent.
Wright/Krueger motion carries unanimously to set the 2018 salary pursuant to Minnesota Statute 384.151 Auditor-Treasurer Cindy Schultz Ford in the amount of $87,565.84 based upon the responsibilities and duties of the office and taking into account the experience, qualifications, and performance of the incumbent.
Nagel/Shimanski motion carries unanimously to set the 2018 salary pursuant to Minnesota Statute 387.20 for County Sheriff Scott Rehmann in the amount $90,361.52 of based upon the responsibilities and duties of the office and taking into account the experience, qualifications, and performance of the incumbent.
Wright/Krueger moved to set the 2018 salary pursuant to Minnesota Statute 386.015 for County Recorder Lynn Ette Schrupp in the amount of $77,287.08 based upon the responsibilities and duties of the office and taking into account the experience, qualifications, and performance of the incumbent.
Shimanski moved to amend motion to set the 2018 salary for County Recorder Lynn Ette Schrupp in the amount of $79,162.98. Motion failed for lack of second. Roll Call: Wright – Yes, Pohlmeier – Yes, Nagel – Yes, Shimanski – No, Krueger – Yes.

(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle January 10, 2017)